Course Programme

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21/02/2018

15:00-18:00h

 

 

 

 

General presentation and introduction to entrepreneurship

Presented by Júlia Palma, Head of the Entrepreneurship Area of the PRUAB (Research Park of the Autonomous University of Barcelona).

  • Entrepreneurial attitudes.
  • Presentation of UAB campus success stories.
  • Group dynamics among participants: generate empathy among participants; introduce them to the importance of prototypes and being capable of improvement based on validated learning experiences.
  • Case Study
28/02/2018

15:00-18:00h

 

 

 

 

 

Introduction to Business Model Canvas

Presented by Júlia Palma, Head of the Entrepreneurship Area of the PRUAB (Research Park of the Autonomous University of Barcelona).

  • Identification of problems / opportunities: Identification of customers, idea validation, and survey creation.
  • Development of ideas structuring information: real data of the need to measure the market, approach to and viability of the solution, and possible competitors.
  • Validation of business ideas and hypotheses using Business Model Canvas: Uncertainty, risk, and business hypothesis; the use of tools to design and begin validating the model.
07/03/2018

15:00-17:00h

 

Mentoring 

Presented by sponsor market experts.

Each project will be assigned a mentor who is an expert in the technology market and who will advise the team. The mentors will include members of the Fundación Repsol, InnoEnergy, Victoria Capital and Demeter.

14/03/2018

15:00-19:00h

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Financing

Presented by Juan F. Sangüesa, Head of the projects area and Júlia Palma, Head of the PRUAB entrepreneurship area.

  • Public and private sources of funding

How to prepare an Elevator Pitch

Presented by Josep-Miquel Torregrosa, InnoEnergy Business Creation Officer.

  • Understand the key aspects of the skills required by any leader when presenting their project rapidly, directly and convincingly under any circumstances.
  • Selling your project efficiently: present, communicate, and convince.
  • Reflection: are you ready to awaken interest in your audience?
  • Tools and tricks that are not in the books.
  • Action learning: intensive, practical, and easy training to make you capable of captivating.
21/03/2018

17:00-19:00h

 

 

Business creation 

Presented by Jorge-Miquel Rodríguez and Carles Gòrriz, UAB lecturers in Business Law.

  • Constitution of technology based companies.
  • Agreement among partners: typical clauses.
  • Transfer agreement: typical clauses.
04/04/2018

15:00-19:00h

 

 

Technology-based IP

Presented by Xavier Vallvé, Director of the UAB area of evaluation and patents.

  • Intellectual and industrial property rights.
  • Applying for patents.
  • How to evaluate technologies – assessment models.
11/04/2018

15:00-17:00h

 

 

 

 

 

The final Pitch

The teams will present their projects before a panel of experts from the Repsol Foundation Entrepreneurs Fund and InnoEnergy. They will be assessed for:

  • The validity of the scientific and technical basis of the proposal.
  • The innovation level of the proposal.
  • The economic and business viability of the proposal; the economic and social impact of introducing the product / service on the market.
  • The energetic and environmental impact of introducing the product / service on the market.
  • Assessment of the team presenting the proposal.
  • The social benefit of implementation of the business proposal in its area of application.

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